MA Early College

Fund Code 460, the support grant disbursed through the K-12 partners in support of Designated Early College partnerships, is now available through EdGrants. Click HERE to view additional information.

Massachusetts
Early College Programs

Community of Practice

Welcome to the Massachusetts Early College Program (MAECP) Community of Best Practice

NS4ed, in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Schools and Department of Higher Education, is providing technical assistance and resources for Massachusetts Early College designees, applicants, and prospective candidates. You will find event information and registration, application process and designation criteria, early college resources specific to the Commonwealth,  and many other supportive resources for educators, parents and students.

IMPORTANT DATES AND UPCOMING EVENTS

06 October 2022
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Use the link below to access drop-in office hours for assistance with the designation process. NS4ed Office Hours Access Link If you would like to set up dedicated assistance time […]

11 October 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Touchpoint Tuesdays (formerly referred to as check-in meetings) for the 2022-23 academic year will be held bi-weekly on Tuesday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. You will need to register for the series of […]

13 October 2022
9:00 am - 10:00 am

This session will focus on common issues and challenges regarding state data reporting systems SIMS, SCS, and HEIRS. As the fiscal reimbursement process becomes more closely tied to state data […]

20 October 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Agenda and Zoom link will be posted here: Board Meeting Schedule and Agendas - Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE)

25 October 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Touchpoint Tuesdays (formerly referred to as check-in meetings) for the 2022-23 academic year will be held bi-weekly on Tuesday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. You will need to register for the series of […]

SPOTLIGHT ON...

Eight Recently Designated Early College Programs

The Commonwealth recently awarded Early College Designation to eight programs: 

  • Argosy Collegiate Charter School and Bristol Community College,
  • Cambridge Rindge & Latin School and Lesley University, 
  • Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School and North Shore Community College, 
  • New Bedford High School and Bristol Community College, 
  • Fenway High School and Wentworth Institute of Technology, 
  • Mt. Everett High School and Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 
  • Narragansett Regional High School and Mt. Wachusett Community College/Fitchburg State University, 
  • New Mission High School and Wentworth Institute of Technology. 

Congratulations to each of these eight programs! We are excited to welcome them to our Community of Practice!

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